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Cochon Heritage Fire Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

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Any excuse for a barbeque and you know we’re in. On Sunday, August 11th, get your forks, knives or just plain ol’ fingers ready and join fellow meat-lovers for Cochon Heritage Fire at Charles Krug Winery in St. Helena, CA for an epic carnivorous feast! Read More

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CHAYA Brasserie’s Family Affair Anniversary Menu

And it gets scandalous...

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Ok, not really scandalous, but there is a delicate prix fixe menu involved! Join CHAYA Brasserie Beverly Hills in Beverly Hills, CA from August 5-31, 2013 for their “Family Affair” Anniversary Menu celebrating CHAYA’s 30th anniversary in the U.S. as well as CHAYA’s 400 years of Japanese history. Read More

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Superba Snack Bar turns 1!

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Celebrate Superba Snack Bar in Venice, CA‘s first birthday with a fancy dinner on Thursday, August 8th from 6PM – 10PM. Bring out the stretchy pants and enjoy a six course prix fix menu from the brillant minds of LA’s best. Read More

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Happy 2nd birthday Wirtshaus!

Saturday July 27th

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Party with Wirtshaus in Los Angeles, CA as they turn 2 on Saturday, July 27th from 3:00PM – 12:00AM. Guests can enjoy live German music, beer, classic Wirtshaus dishes, and the schnitzel special like the signature, the “Wirtshaus Schnitzel” Read More
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Beachwood BBQ’s SourFest Returns!

With the best sour beers around!

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Beachwood BBQ in Long Beach and Seal Beach, CA welcomes the return of SourFest starting Tuesday, September 3rd to Sunday, September 8th. With both locations serving sours on every tap, owner Gabriel Gordon will showcase and serve an extensive and unique selection of sour beers. Read More

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National Tequila Day!!!

Tomorrow, July 24th

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Some of the craziest stories are thanks to our good friend Tequila, so lets drink in honor of it tomorrow and go streaking! Here are a few ways you can enjoy this titilating beverage! Read More

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Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival

We know you've been waiting all year..

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It’s back and it’s as big as ever! The Los Angeles Food and Wine Festival returns for its 3rd year celebrating food and eating in all its glory! Join foodies, chefs, and anyone who’s hungry from August 22-25, 2013 throughout Los Angeles, CA for satisfaction and fun! Read More

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Crustacean Food Fair at CHAYA Venice

East meets West meets Seafood

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Join CHAYA Venice in Venice, CA for a month long feast of most things under the sea! From August 5 – 31st, CHAYA will host their annual “Crustacean Food Fair” showcasing seafood-centric dishes. Read More

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LA Street Food Fest

Hot hot hot!

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Between navigating through traffic, fighting for parking spots, and hurdling over foodies and photographers – getting a bite to eat in the sprawl of LA can be a little troublesome. Routinely asking yourself: “What’s good around here?” The answer is: “Everything.” The LA Street Food Fest returns for a fourth year at The Rose Bowl (Pasadena ,California), hosting over 100 vendors to feed your incredibly needy palate. As with each year, LA Street Food Fest presents us with a variety of culture through it’s food vendors. Read More

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LA Street Food Fest

Takin' it to the streets

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LA Street Food Fest returns Saturday, June 29th at the Pasadena Rose Bowl. Tickets are available for $50 for general admission and $75 for VIP/early bird access. Boasting of over 100 participants, this event features food trucks, chefs, restaurants, beverages, 2 beer gardens and more. Here’s a sneak peak of some of the tasty treats you will find! Read More

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LA Times The Taste Returns

Mark your calendars!!

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The LA Times has announced the return of THE TASTE Labor Day weekend at Paramount Pictures Studios. Bringing back the exciting events from last year, THE TASTE will continue to highlight the LA food culture. Join the LA Times for unlimited tastings, specialty cocktails, a variety of wines, demos, and more! Tickets are available for Opening Night at $125, all other TASTE events are  for $50[early bird]/$85 at the door, and a limited quantity of Weekend Passes for all four Saturday and Sunday events are available for $175. Read More

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Micah Wexler at The Residency

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Join Micah Wexler for his second stint at The Residency at UMAMIcatessen in DTLA now through August. Celebrate the contributions of past iconic culinary figures to the culinary arts of today with this rotating series. This Thursday June 6th, pay homage to Marie Antoine Careme with Chef Wexler’s one time tribute menu.  Please call for reservations and seatings. 852 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90014 Read More

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Cochon 555 Los Angeles

Here an oink, there an oink, everywhere an oink oink

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On Sunday, May 5th gaggles of patrons joined the packed house at the Los Angeles House of Blues to take “pigging out” to a whole other level at Cochon 555. In Cochon tradition, five of Los Angeles top chefs came together for an epic culinary battle of heritage pigs from nose to tail paired with binge eatting, booze, booze, and booze.

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National Burger Month!!

..means free burgers for your friend!!

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There is no dish more classically American than the hamburger [ok, ok, hotdogs do give them a run for their money] and the month of May celebrates this iconic entree in all its glory with National Burger Month. Join Burger Lounge throughout Los Angeles and San Diego for the “Burger Love Tour” where guests enjoy one burger and get a second one FREE! The offer is valid for the 100% grass-fed beef Lounge and “Classic” Burgers, Free-Range Turkey Burger,Organic Quinoa Veggie Burger, and grass-fed limited time offer Lamb Burger with Asadero Cheese, Jalapeño Relish and Housemade Tomatillo-Green Chile Mayo.

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Chaya Downtown’s Cherry Blossom Festival

Now till April 19th

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Welcome spring and celebrate the 101st anniversary of the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival now until Tuesday, April 19, 2013 with Chaya Downtown in Los Angeles, CA. For those of you who are not in the know- myself included, Cherry Blossom trees also bare cherries. (I don’t know about you, but I always thought cherry blossom trees were purely ornamental). Read More

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St. Patrick’s Day Round Up

Green beer anyone?

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With little in the Los Angeles River to dye green, Angelinos will have to find another way to express their zeal for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day, Sunday March 17th. Yeah, yeah, we know. You already had plans: getting trashed and binging on corned beef and soda bread. Old habits die hard. The gift of blarney not withstanding, there is plenty worth talking about as far as St. patty’s day festivities around Los Angeles. Read More

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Chef Ricardo Zarate – 4G4Hope

Help fight child hunger!

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No child should ever go hungry. That’s a given. What’s not is the fact that in today’s age child hunger is an on going epidemic. Chef Ricardo Zarate is on a mission to help end it by participating in 4G4Hope, a competition Angeleno magazine, Verizon and Samsung are sponsoring to gift one of four local celebrities top prize of $10,000 to give to the charity of their choice. Read More

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Café del REY’s Rockin’ The Red Bar Challenge

Go Red for Women, and sh-sh-shake it!

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Ever wonder just who the best bartender in Los Angeles is? Find out this Thursday, February 28th at CAFÉ del REY’s Rockin’ the Red Bar Challenge, in Marina del Rey, CA! Five of Marina del Rey’s top restaurants – CAFÉ del REY, Hal’s Bar and Grill, Chart House, James Beach and Tony P’s will be represented by their best bartender to compete for the title of “tastiest red cocktail.” These star bartenders will be slinging out their unique mixed drinks using Tito’s Vodka and participating patrons will be able to vote for their favorite! Read More